Camera Operator Title Job Description Sample
Freelance Camera Operator (R10003989)
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
Fox News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five cable network, FNC has been the most-watched news channel in the country for more than 14 years and according to a Suffolk University/USA Today poll, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
Fox News is looking for Freelance Camera Operators to provide coverage for Staff Operators who may be on vacation, out sick or assigned to additional programming beyond their normal duties. As a Freelance Camera operator you will perform the same or similar duties as staff operators to include Robotic, Pedestal, Jib and Handheld cameras.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Zoom, pan, tilt, focus, ped, dolly and track shots while maintaining focus and framing
Set up television production facilities for live and recorded programs
Perform set changes and move set pieces and gear/equipment
Test clean and maintain broadcast equipment
Follow a shot list, while choosing the angles and distances
Listen carefully to show dialogue and match the shots to the action
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
Bachelor's degree preferred (ideally in the field of Communications, Broadcasting, Radio/TV/Film, Engineering)
Operational knowledge of camera and lens systems
Minimum one-year experience operating Pedestal, Robotic, Jib and Handheld Cameras
Punctual with a positive team oriented work ethic
An understanding of the needs of the viewer and imagine the visual flow of the broadcast
Knowledgeable and versatile in photographic equipment, as well as lighting, composition, and movement
Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control and operation of telecommunications systems
Ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged
Familiarity with editing to understand how to move the flow of images and limited on-screen action, to create a desirable viewing experience
In-depth knowledge of stationery and portable video cameras
Experience working and communicating effectively in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to adjust to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including studio and production personnel, engineering, on-air talent, other departments, and management
Ability to present technical ideas and concepts in a user-friendly language
Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.
WMTW-TV has an opening for a part-time production Studio Camera Operator who is a self-motivated, detail oriented, organized multi-tasking team player with strong interpersonal skills that works well under pressure. Ideal candidate will have working knowledge of broadcast production operations.
Responsible for operation of television cameras for a live broadcast
Interact with directors, producers and talent & must remain focused at all times
Will also operate audio console at times, being responsible for all aspects of sound during fast paced newscasts and other projects as needed.
Operate television studio cameras in a live production setting.
Operate studio lights and change bulbs.
Operate Windows-based computer software to prepare video recordings for air.
Punctual attendance for shifts that can start as early as 4am.
Work weekends and holidays as necessary, in support of our 24/7 broadcast operations.
Experience operating professional video cameras in live production.
Experience using Windows-based computer software.
Equivalent military experience will be considered.
Knowledge of robotic camera operation and audio is highly desirable
Ability to rapidly respond properly to issues that unexpectedly arise on air is necessary.
Knowledge of studio lighting.
Ability to climb ladders up to 15 feet and the ability to lift 25 pounds.
Can work flexible hours and shifts including holidays and weekends.
Must be an effective communicator and team-worker, able to work cooperatively with others, sometimes in stressful situations.
Ability to follow instructions quickly and accurately, with attention to detail.
Ability to work from a standing position for a 2-3 hour period.
College graduates with a communications degree preferred
Technical school or completion of college level technical courses a plus.
Military training and experience will be considered.
Research Intern, Robotics And Camera Systems (Phd University Student)
Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) is a world leader in the design of virtual and augmented reality systems. The Surreal Vision team at FRL Redmond is looking for exceptional engineering interns to help us create next generation experiences in virtual and augmented reality.
This role is focused on leveraging robotics towards optical and imaging system evaluation and characterization, as well as process automation and hardware production. A successful candidate will be well versed in at least one of (and conversant in the rest of) the following fields: computer vision, robotics, kinematics, and motion planning.
Our internships are twelve (12) to twenty four (24) weeks long and we have various start dates throughout the year.
- Design and implementation of algorithms and robotics systems
Collaboration with and support of other researchers across various disciplines.
Communication of research agenda, progress and results.
- Pursuing a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Robotics, or a related field
Currently enrolled in a full time degree program and returning to the program after the completion of the internship.
Experience in C++ programming
Experience with one or more of the following areas: sensor fusion, state estimation, camera calibration, optical or sensor modeling, robot kinematics, robot planning
Experience designing, integrating, and calibrating a multi-modal sensor system (IMU, LiDAR, 2D/3D cameras)
Interpersonal skills: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration.
Able to obtain work authorization in the U.S. between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019
- Demonstrated software engineering experience via an internship, coding competition, or widely used contributions in open source repositories (e.g. Github).
Proven track record of achieving significant results as demonstrated by grants, fellowships, patents, as well as first-authored publications at leading workshops, conferences and journals such as CVPR, ECCV/ICCV, ICCP, SIGGRAPH, RSS, IJRR, IROS, ICRA, 3DV.
Senior Firmware Engineer - Camera System Integrator
Sr. Firmware Engineer - Camera System Integrator
GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.
GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equality. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From São Paulo to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.
We are looking for you to design and implement camera firmware framework. Write sensor device drivers. Work with the Image Processing team to integrate new algorithms while gaining a deeper understanding of the overall camera system architecture. Interface with GoPro Image Quality team. Interface with sensor and ISP vendors.
Must have experience in Audio, Video-based firmware systems.
Proficient in working with controlling audio, video encoders, decoders and system subsystem.
Familiarity with the ISP architecture and firmware flow for buffer management is a plus.
Strong understanding of buffer management in real-time audio, video systems.
A familiarity with standards such as H264, HEVC, AAC Codec's is a plus.
Skills We're Stoked About
BS (MS/PhD plus) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or related field
7+ years' experience in hands-on development of Linux or RTOS based embedded systems
Expertise in development for Linux kernel and/or RTOS device drivers
Experience with real-time debugging tools for both software and hardware
Experience in embedded software design, development and debugging preferably on ARM-based platforms
Proven experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems.
Languages: C, C++, Assembly
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. – Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new parents
Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Hardware Test Engineer - Camera Tracking Calibration
The Camera Tracking Calibration Test Engineer applies the highest level of skill and knowledge of Computer Vision domains in designing test architecture and developing calibration algorithms. You will drive conceptual hardware test design with technology groups in early product exploration stage and validate first article design.
You will lead the end-to-end development of software and hardware calibration environment integration, includes test sequence, robotics control, data capture and process, integration of advance algorithms with world class third-party test solution integrators. You will be leading in documenting and troubleshooting station hardware/software issues on test equipment and systems and bridge to production. The ideal candidate is a self-driven individual working in a cross-functional team environment and will be responsible for planning the design, development, and implementation of factory test systems.
You will enforce manufacturability, testability and ensure cost-effective designs are implemented for testing and automation systems, software, and equipment. This position will have responsibilities for NTI and NPI test development and bridge to sustaining support of production.You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment. We are looking for someone with a productive mindset who can apply their expertise to solve problems in creative, insightful ways.
- Develop advanced manufacturing-ready test fixture and accompanying software infrastructure for AR/VR products.
Develop end-to-end camera calibration test environment, including algorithm test sequence, motion stage/robotics control, image capturing/processing and data transaction interface to defined IT infrastructure.
Analyze, evaluate, design, integrate and test first article fixture to meet specification and proof of concept.
Develops camera intrinsic and extrinsic test specifications, procedures, and debug guides for test solutions.
Lead functional technology groups and drive cross-functional decisions on test development and architecture.
Validation of test SW releases, including repeatability and negative testing, and coordinate SW upgrades with fixture integrator and CM/JDM partners.
Troubleshoot and debug test systems and automation solutions from a software and hardware perspective in full autonomy.
Oversee rollout and validation of SW/FW releases at manufacturing partner.
Coordinates third-party test integrators in designing, developing and fabricating test systems.
Support failure analysis on systems returned from the field and use data to improve test strategies and processes.
Travel required: maximum 40%, includes domestics (Seattle) and International travels.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Robotics or Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years' experience in developing test solution in a consumer electronics or related field.
Programing experience with scripting languages such as Python and MATLAB (Additional experience in C++).
Experience with camera/sensor calibration flows.
Knowledge of camera calibration concepts such as optical distortion calibration, SLAM, and 3D reconstruction.
Knowledge in advanced mathematics, sense fusion and Physics.
Experience developing hardware test solutions utilizing robotics system design and programming with both internal and third-party.
Experience designing and executing development projects with a design of experiment approach (DOE) to service, troubleshoot, and solve engineering problems.
Knowledge in statistical methods (6s, SPC, Cpk) for data analytics.
Staff Camera Engineer
We're the driverless car company.
We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced software to fuel the driverless cars that safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about.
We seek and embrace diversity in all of its forms. We continuously push ourselves to think differently and take ownership wherever it's needed. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed. If you share our passion for achieving what some say is impossible, join us.
About the Role:
We are looking for an expert Camera Engineer to join our Autonomous Vehicle Hardware team and help us build the best self autonomous system in the world.
Develop, test, deploy, and optimize world-class camera systems for autonomous vehicles
Collaborate with algorithm and machine perception developers and hardware teams to architect sensing strategy for autonomous vehicles at scale
Own, improve, and sustain reliable next-gen sensor testing and calibration processes
Evaluate novel imaging sensor technologies and their impact on overall system performance
5+ years of hands-on experience developing and delivering camera hardware in a design, integration or testing role in some core capacity (e.g., optical, EE, optomech, firmware/software, test/calibration/tuning, etc,.)
Demonstrated initiative and ability to attack and close complex engineering problems
Understanding of the complexities of scaling a technically sophisticated product including: demonstrated knowledge of technology development processes, ability to direct allocation of resources and staff, balancing technical requirements schedule and risk, and procedural and safety compliance
Proven ability to provide technical leadership, program direction and mentorship
Previous experience shipping a complex system at scale in a highly cross-functional, interdisciplinary engineering team environment
Experience with automotive cameras/sensors and design
Experience with sensor calibration
Exposure to firmware design and/or real-time systems
Experience with electro-optical systems design (e.g., Zemax, Fred, Comsol)
Familiarity with working in a mass production environment
Proficiency with data analysis tools and programing languages such as Python, C, etc.,
Perks of being a Cruiser:
While doing meaningful work is the best perk of all, we also offer the following programs and benefits to support the extraordinary humans who serve as the backbone in making our robot cars go:
The opportunity to solve difficult problems that have immediate and valuable real-world applications
Competitive salary and benefits including 401k Cruise matching program to help you meet your long-term financial goals
Medical / dental / vision, AD+D and Life
Paid parental leave so you can spend time with the newest addition(s) to your family's fleet
Health and Wellness reimbursement
Annual Learning and Development stipend
Flexible vacation and 10 paid company holidays
State of the art equipment for your work station
Healthy lunch, snacks, dinner
Take a glimpse through the lens of a Cruiser on our LinkedIn Page
GM Cruise LLC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GM Cruise LLC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Software Engineer, Depth And Camera (3D/2D) Imaging Pipelines
Oculus is a world leader in the design of virtual reality systems. We are currently seeking innovative engineers with a passion for technology to break new ground in depth and camera imaging pipelines at our research location in Redmond, WA. Within the Facebook Reality Labs Sensors team, the aim of this role focuses on formulating a new generation of end-to-end real-time 3D scene understanding systems working across novel mobile sensor design, sensor fusion, state estimation, computer vision, large-scale reconstruction and localization, as well as large-scale online inference and optimization.
- Plan and execute cutting edge development to advance the state of the art in depth and imaging pipelines, including mapping, reconstruction and localization, as well as 3D scene understanding across various depth sensing systems
Collaborate with other researchers and engineers across both machine and human perception teams at Facebook to develop experiments, prototypes, and concepts that advance the state-of-the-art in AR/VR systems
Work with the team to help design, setup, and run practical experiments related to large scale long-duration sensing and machine reasoning
- Experience with real-world system building and data collection, including design, coding (C++) and evaluation (C++/Python)
Experience in any of the following fields: Computer Vision, Sensor Modeling, Sensor Fusion, State Estimation, 3D Reconstruction, Mapping & Localization, 3D geometry, Physics based models, or a related field
Interpersonal experience: cross-group and cross-culture collaboration
- Hands-on experience with 3D Computer Vision algorithms including Calibration, SLAM, Reconstruction, Mapping, Localization and image processing
Experience with designing (products or open-source/Git software) of inertial/optical/acoustic sensing devices
Experience in modern GPU programming (CUDA, OpenGL, OpenCL, DirectX)
Camera And Depth Modules Lead
Facebook Reality Labs(FRL), the research division for AR/VR for Facebook, is looking for a world-class Camera and Depth Modules Lead to develop the next generation imaging and depth sensor modules for AR and VR devices. The successful candidate will be part of the sensing team innovating, developing and integrating hardware and algorithms for future generations of HMD devices.
- Drive definition, design, development, and integration of mobile high-quality camera and depth modules including sensors, optics, light sources, image processing and depth processing
Execute module development and system integration with internal research and engineering teams, and third-party vendors
Define and develop depth processing algorithms
Create technology road map from proof of concepts to final form factor, low power, high performance imaging and depth modules to be incorporated into HMDs
Define testing and qualification plans of the modules at different stages of the development, from concept to product ramp
Managing all technical aspect of external partnerships. Oversee technology and product development with external partners throughout all phases of execution
International and domestic travel is required
- BS/MS/PhD in Optics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Imaging Science, Physics or related field
7+ years of experience in imaging camera (RGB, IR) and depth camera (stereo, structured light, ToF) development, sensing system design and integration
5+ years experience in light projector and illumination system design
5+ years experience in depth imaging system signal processing and calibration
Knowledge of overall systems interactions in the image pipeline
Knowledge of computer vision algorithms and applications
Experience leading cross-functional teams and owning responsibility for project
Experience programming with C/C++, OpenGL, Python, MATLAB, etc. languages
Working knowledge across the following areas with experience:
Standard imaging interfaces and protocols in the typical consumer platform
Compact lens optics design & testing
Camera module mechanical design and tolerance analysis
Camera module electronic circuit design and signal integrity & power integrity analysis
Image sensor characterization and design
Depth sensing hardware development
Image quality evaluation methodology (test algorithm, chart, lab setup)
Camera module manufacturing process development
Camera Firmware Platform Engineer
Apple's Camera Firmware Platform team is looking for an extraordinary firmware engineer to drive state of the art technologies for Apple products. As part of the team you would work on core hardware components, including the Apple Image signal processing pipeline, and machine learning neural engine, where you will have the chance to define the way that Apple develops, tests and manufactures all of its products. Our close-knit team fosters an environment of product innovation, rapid product iteration and collaboration at both team and multi-functional levels with a liberating amount of autonomy.
A real passion for embedded software development
Proficiency in C/C++Knowledge of system level runtimes and device driver development
Knowledge of operating systems concepts
Experience writing systems utilizing embedded RTOS such as ThreadX/QNX/VxWorks/FreeRTOS is a plus
Experience in development of multi-thread software
Experience with debuggers such as gdb, lldb, etc...Familiarity with scopes and logic analyzers
Familiarity with hardware such as (UART, SPI, I2C, MIPI, Image Sensor etc)Familiarity with some form of scripting (Bash, Perl, Python )Ability to deliver on tight schedules
Excellent collaborative skills, should be a phenomenal teammate
Exceptional written and verbal communication
In this role you will implement, maintain and pursue problems in our firmware including:Device drivers for the latest SoC blocks, chipsets in Apple. Build a firmware platform for all the upper layer algorithm, including all kinds of Computer Vision algorithm, Camera Image Signal Processing algorithm, and Work with Algorithm team to develop the machine learning based neural network Algorithm for apple products.
Making changes and improvements to the RTOS running on all Apple products. Investigating and implementing new technologies.The role is highly reliant on honed design and debugging skills that cover both HW and Firmware/Software. You will also implement features to support hardware testing and diagnosis of Apple's mobile devices. This is a highly multi-functional product development role and you'll work closely with various teams, like Silicon Design/QA team, Machine Learning Algorithm Team, The environment is dynamic, fast-paced and requires a self-starter attitude.
BS/MS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
Manufacturing Design Engineer - Camera Modules
The AR/VR team at Facebook is helping more people around the world come together and connect through world-class hardware and software. As part of the AR/VR Operations team, we are builders who break down barriers to what is possible. Together we design and build manufacturing processes that transforms technology into products.
As a Camera Manufacturing Design Engineer in the AR/VR organization, you will be a critical part of camera system development and manufacturing. Cameras are an integral part of AR/VR systems. You will collaborate across multiple projects with optics engineers, product designers to enable novel AR/VR experiences. You will also work with vendors to develop processes and capabilities to deliver high performance products in high volume and robust quality.
- Drive innovation in imaging solutions for AR/VR products.
Work with Engineering Team to identify the best supplier/partner to meet product requirements from both technical perspective as well as supply chain and manufacturing considerations.
Process stakeholder in camera system design, prototyping, development, manufacturing and system integration for AR/VR products.
Ownership of contract manufacturer component and camera system manufacturing support.
Work with internal cross-functional teams, contract manufacturer camera integrators and component suppliers on DFM and camera module assembly NPI line bring-up.
Work with internal cross-functional teams and supplier teams on characterization, test methodology, system validation and qualification of components (image sensor, lens, electrical components etc.) and camera systems.
Work with internal teams and camera module vendors to define roadmaps, priorities, and custom solutions for AR/VR products.
Provide camera system metrology and validation plan and instructions to internal and/or external design, prototyping and manufacturing groups.
Debug optical/electrical/mechanical issues during camera module development.
Travel both domestically and internationally.
- BS degree in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related field, or equivalent experience.
5+ years of experience in camera module design/manufacturing, optical simulation, metrology, testing and lab work to verify imaging component, and assembly.
Experience with consumer electronics manufacturing, partnering with Asia-based suppliers and contract manufacturers.
Experience working with cross-functional groups.
- MS in Optical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or a related technical field
Experience or working knowledge of:
Imaging lens design and characterization
Image sensor design, characterization and tuning
Camera module manufacturing processes and production testing
Depth sensing system design and manufacturing
Electrical circuit design and test
Mechanical tolerance analysis
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